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09-29-2017

Wild Lake Trout Make a Surprise Return to Lake Champlain

Professor Ellen Marsden's quest to understand the demise and resurgence Lake Champlain's wild trout population was featured in an above-the-fold, front-page story in the Boston Globe. Read the story online.

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09-28-2017

This Winter's Hot Fashion: Parkas Stuffed with Vermont Weeds

The outreach work of UVM Extension’s Heather Darby, who has worked with Vermont farmers to promote milkweed as a crop, is featured in a story on the front page of the Wall Street Journal. The story is the “A-Hed,” the humor feature the Journal publishes every day. Although farmers have long battled milkweed, a nuisance that ...

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09-26-2017

Meet Bernie Sanders’s New Namesake: A Spider from Cuba

UVM biologist Ingi Agnarsson and four of his undergraduate students discovered fifteen species of "smiley faced" spiders--and named them after, among others, Michelle Obama and Bernie Sanders. This research attracted extensive national and global media attention, including strong stories in The Washington Post, TIME magazine, ...

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08-10-2017

Your Instagram Posts May Hold Clues to Your Mental Health

Public health research led by UVM's Chris Danforth in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, attracted extensive international media attention. Danforth is the senior author on a study in EPJ Data Science that shows that the color and type of photos people post on ...

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